Tumour 'monorail' may spell doom for cancer cells

Feb 18 2014, 13:50 IST
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SummaryIndian-origin scientists have successfully developed a radical new technique that may kill brain tumours by hijacking them into toxic pits or areas of the body that are safer to operate on.

least resistance, one that resembles the natural structures in the brain, but is attractive because it does not require the cancer cells to expend any more energy," she said.

Details of the technique were reported in the journal Nature Materials.

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